delphi MASKed webcam snapshot

Posted on 2007-08-10
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
Is it possible to:
capture a masked picture of a webcam : I want to make a mask like an OVAL (to insert my face) and take a snapshot of my webcam

Any clues how to achieve this ?
Question by:yarek
    LVL 19

    Expert Comment

    Are you able to make the webcam snapshot yourself?
    If so, you can quite easily add a layer with a mask using the Graphics32 project:

    Author Comment

    any sample ?

    Author Comment

    My project is:
    put a webcam image into an OVAL mask picture (Like taking a snapshot webcam picture into a head shape oval).
    Sorry for my poor explanation and my poor english:
    I want people to make webcam snapshots of their FACE: so I need to put an OVAL mark so they put their head inside:
    - It can be overlayed (over the webcam image) : trouble is the webcam is always ON TOP of the image !
    - or the webcam image can be Oval shaped: I do not know how to do it !

    I tried Graphics32 but i never get a transparent image neither
    In both cases I am STUCK...
    Any Idea on how to achieve this ?
    LVL 10

    Accepted Solution

    check this link.
    i think this link will help you to make transparent Control(TWinControl) by setting the Window region.

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